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Voice of Ages

Voice of AgesAfter jamming with Linda Ronstadt and Ry Cooder on 2010's San Patricio, the Celtic-music legends recruit a younger roster of stars to mark their...Voice of AgesFolkAfter jamming with Linda Ronstadt and Ry Cooder on 2010's San Patricio, the Celtic-music legends recruit a younger roster of stars to mark their...2012-02-15
CELTIC CELEBRATION The Chieftains enlist a host of musical A-listers to help ring in their 50th anniversary

CELTIC CELEBRATION The Chieftains enlist a host of musical A-listers to help ring in their 50th anniversary

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Voice of Ages

Genre: Folk; Lead Performer: The Chieftains; Music Label: Concord

After jamming with Linda Ronstadt and Ry Cooder on 2010’s San Patricio, the Celtic-music legends recruit a younger roster of stars to mark their 50th anniversary on Voice of Ages. The dreamy ”Come All Ye Fair and Tender Ladies” showcases Miranda Lambert and her Pistol Annies, while the Civil Wars connect Ireland to Appalachia on ”Lily Love.” Prettier still is classic murder ballad ”Down in the Willow Garden,” featuring the characteristically spectral vocals of Bon Iver. B

Best Tracks:
Mini-epic The Chieftains Reunion
Delicately harmonized Peggy Gordon

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